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President Bhandari briefed about election preparation

President Visit

Kathmandu / Sept. 7: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has been briefed about the preparations for the local level election being held in Province No 2 on September 18. A team of the officials from Election Commission, including Chief Election Officer, Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav, briefed President Bhandari that EC had strictly urged all stakeholders to […]

How long passengers have to wait to get bus tickets?

packed micro bus old bus park

Kathmandu / Sept. 7: Despite repeated round of talks between the stakeholders to open the passenger vehicles’ ticket sale for long and medium routes for upcoming Dashain festival, it did not materialize even on Thursday after the transport entrepreneurs refused to do so arguing poor condition of roads and lack of hoods on the vehicles. […]

NHRC urges stakeholders to respect human rights during local polls


Kathmandu / Sept. 7: National Human Rights Commission (NRHC) has urged all the stakeholders to help conduct the third phase of local elections in a free, fair and peaceful manner. Issuing a press release on Thursday, NHRC urged the Nepal government to maintain law and order to create fearless environment for the people to exercise […]

11:55 am auspicious time for Dashain tika; Help desks to be set up for Dashain festival

Dashain Tika

Kathmandu / Sept. 6:The Nepal Calendar Determination Committee has made public the auspicious hour of tika for the coming Dashain festival, on Wednesday. As per the Committee, the auspicious hour of this Dashain tika is 11:45 am on Saturday, September 30. Committee Chairman Prof Dr Ramchandra Gautam said the navaratra begins on September 21. It […]

TU scraps affiliation to National Medical College


Kathmandu / Sept. 6: Amid criticism from various quarters, the Tribhuvan University on Wednesday scrapped the affiliation to National Medical College. Soon after the probe committee submitted a report, the executive committee of the TU scrapped the temporary affiliation of National Medical College. Earlier on September 3, the TU had decided to put the decision […]

Australia announces Rs 160 million aid for Nepal flood survivors

Nepal and Australia

Kathmandu / Sept. 6: 2017-Australian government has announced an aid of two million Australian Dollar (around Rs 160 million) for the rehabilitation of flood-affected people in Nepal. In a statement, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop announced the support to Nepal in response to the recent devastating floods and landslides. The statement reads Australia […]

GMR requests investment board to extend Upper Karnali’s deadline for second time

hydropower project

Nuwakot / Sept 5: The Investment Board has received an application from the promoter of Upper Karnali Hydropower Project with the call to extend the construction tenure. Indian promoter company Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao (GMR), known as GMR Group which holds the license for the project construction had approached the Board with a request to extend […]

NEA launches hotline to streamline customers’ service accessibility


Nuwakot / Sept 5: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has launched a toll – free number ‘1151’ as part of its effort to streamline its services to the customers. Minister for Energy Mahendra Bahadur Shahi inaugurated the toll – free number amidst a press conference held on Monday at the Energy Ministry. The hotline aims to […]

Okharpauwa folks prevent waste containers from disposal


Nuwakot / Sept 5: The residents of Okharpauwa in Nuwakot where a dumping site for the management of Kathmandu Valley’s waste has been set up have said they are not allowing the garbage disposal for an indefinite period until their demands remain unaddressed. They decided to halt waste disposal containers from disposing of in protest […]

PM Deuba says govt’s top priority is free, timely and peaceful elections

Sher Bahadur Deuwa

Kathmandu / Sept 4:Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government was making the necessary preparations keeping the topic of conducting the local level election in Province No 2, and the election of the state assembly and the House of Representatives in a free, fair and fear-free environment, in top priority. The Prime […]

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